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Brubaker pitches, hits Pirates to 7-1 win over slumping Cubs

Apr. 11, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — JT Brubaker pitched into the sixth inning and had the first three RBIs of his career to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 7-1 on Sunday. Brubaker (1-0) allowed one run and four hits in 5 1/3 innings with four strikeouts and one walk....

Keller shines, Pirates end 6-game skid, tag Davies, Cubs 8-2

Apr. 10, 2021 22:42 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Keller's stuff has never been in question. It's a lack of command that sometimes handcuff the pitcher the Pittsburgh Pirates view as one of the cornerstones of what they're trying to build around. The 25-year-old has been searching for it all...

The Latest: NHL's Canucks get OK to reopen team facilities

Apr. 10, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The NHL says the Vancouver Canucks will reopen team facilities Sunday and resume play Friday after a COVID-19 outbreak in which 21 players and four staff members...

Catching No-Nos: Padres' Caratini an MLB 1st with 2nd in row

Apr. 10, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Victor Caratini is a no-no catcher. When hometown pitcher Joe Musgrove threw the first no-hitter for the San Diego Padres in their franchise history, Caratini became the first MLB catcher to be behind the plate for consecutive no-hitters in the...

Cubs break out of slump, slip by reeling Pirates 4-2

Apr. 08, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Craig Kimbrel's two-year journey through the wilderness appears to be over. The seven-time All-Star stuff is back. And the Chicago Cubs closer used every bit of it while finishing off the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates in a 4-2 win on Thursday to become...

Cain 2 HRs, Woodruff sharp, Brewers beat Cubs 4-2 in 10

Apr. 07, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Lorenzo Cain hit his second homer of the game, a three-run shot in the 10th inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Wednesday. Brewers starter Brandon Woodruff had a no-hit bid going until Ian Happ led off the seventh with a clean...

Brewers' Woodruff loses no-hit bid in 7th vs Cubs

Apr. 07, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Brandon Woodruff of the Milwaukee Brewers has lost his no-hit bid in the seventh inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Ian Happ led off the bottom of the seventh with a sharp grounder to right field for the Cubs' first hit Wednesday. ...

Peralta pitches 5 innings as Brewers blank Cubs 4-0

Apr. 07, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Freddy Peralta pitched five sharp innings, Travis Shaw hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Tuesday night to stop a three-game slide. Peralta (1-0) struck out eight and walked four. Kris Bryant doubled in the fourth...

Contreras, Báez, Bote HRs lift Cubs over Brewers 5-3

Apr. 06, 2021 01:55 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras, Javier Báez and David Bote homered during a four-run fourth inning to lift the Chicago Cubs over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Monday night. Trevor Williams pitched perfectly until Omar Narváez's leadoff single in the sixth —...

Pirates place 3B Hayes on IL with left wrist strain

Apr. 04, 2021 18:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates placed third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a strained left wrist. Hayes, one of the preseason favorites for NL Rookie of the Year, got hurt on a swing during Saturday's 5-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs....